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Computers and Composition

2000 Volume 17, Number 3

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Developing sound tutor training for online writing centers: creating productive peer reviewers

    Lee-Ann M Kastman Breuch & Sam J Racine

    It is our experience that tutors trained for face-to-face writing centers are not adequately prepared for the challenges they encounter working with online writing centers. The purpose of our... More

    pp. 245-263

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  2. Characteristics of interactive oral and computer-mediated peer group talk and its influence on revision

    Beth L Hewett

    This article details a functional and qualitative study of interactive oral and computer-mediated communication (CMC)-generated (Norton Connect) peer response group talk and its influence on... More

    pp. 265-288

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  3. Critical computer literacy: computers in first-year composition as topic and environment

    Barbara Blakely Duffelmeyer

    Because of the persuasive and positive cultural discourse about technology, some first-year students—who are increasingly asked to develop their postsecondary literacy skills in a classroom that... More

    pp. 289-307

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  4. Investigating the practices of student researchers: patterns of use and criteria for use of internet and library sources

    Vicki Tolar Burton & Scott A Chadwick

    For college writers, a key element of academic literacy is the ability to locate, select, evaluate, synthesize, and cite outside sources in their own writing. This study surveyed 543 college... More

    pp. 309-328

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  5. Computerized grammar checkers 2000: capabilities, limitations, and pedagogical possibilities

    Alex Vernon

    Since commercial word-processing software integrated grammar checkers in the early 1990s, the composition community has scaled back its printed work on this technology to pursue more urgent issues ... More

    pp. 329-349

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